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[Android&Me/Ars]White Nexus 4 and Android 4.3 reportedly slated for June 10

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Rumors suggested that a white Nexus 4 might appear at Google IO, and they were right. We obtained the elusive white Nexus 4 and we can confirm it’s a carbon copy of the previous Nexus 4, just with a different color casing. That might not be the most exciting news, but we also learned the white Nexus 4 would hit the Google Play store on June 10th and it would be accompanied with Android 4.3.

Not much is known about Android 4.3, but we expect it to be a rather minor update. The developer API level should be bumped up to version 18, with support for Bluetooth Smart (and possibly OpenGL ES 3.0)

Regarding API v18, I found this twitter conversation:

Edited by sherlock - 5/16/13 at 9:11pm
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Previously reported rumors were wrong, so let's report new rumors!! biggrin.gif

Seriously though, if a Nexus 7 refresh doesn't land in June/July a lot of people are going to be going "WTH?"
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Previously reported rumors were wrong, so let's report new rumors!! biggrin.gif

Seriously though, if a Nexus 7 refresh doesn't land in June/July a lot of people are going to be going "WTH?"

At least this time there is a picture lol.
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At least this time there is a picture lol.

LOL. The white Nexus 4 is like the one thing out of five they got right. If this were a batting average it wouldn't be too bad... biggrin.gif
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I will day one buy a new nexus 7 if it has 1080p. HDMI out + MicroSD would be preferable but I doubt it will happen.
As far as phones go though the new S4 is more appealing to me than the Nexus 4. But the price difference is too great. Not that I'm getting a smartphone anytime soon.
White is a nice color and it makes me want more color choices for the entire nexus line. Blue+Green+Orange+Red+Purple+Pink+Black+White. Those are the colors that would be good sellers.
Boy did I ramble there.
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HDMI out

MyDP. Micro-USB to DP / HDMI / DVI / VGA.

It's already on the Nexus 4, so it's probably likely to feature on further Nexus products.
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Uggh at least give it a Spec Bump Most people who were interested in the N4 Already Bought. Dont see why any1 would buy it because of color, Unless of course it has new features.
Yes i do own one.
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MyDP. Micro-USB to DP / HDMI / DVI / VGA.

It's already on the Nexus 4, so it's probably likely to feature on further Nexus products.

Well that's good news then. My plan was to use the tablet to access a local server with video files to play on a big tv to far away for cables to reach. Im sure there are better ways to do this but it really is just a bonus feature rather then the main feature.
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Was waiting on at least a 4s type upgrade or new iteration of the Nexus, guess I'll be buying my Nexus 4 here shortly. redface.gif
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